NYU Stern

2005 NYU Directors' Institute
June 2nd, 2005
New York Univeristy
"Understanding and Satisfying the New Expectations of the Board of Directors"

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The event was held at the New York University campus on Thursday, June 2, 2005. On June 1, 2005, we hosted a dinner to welcome the Institute participants. We are pleased to announce that U.S. Treasury Secretary John Snow was the keynote speaker.

This year's Institute focused on the following key topics:

Critical relationship between the board and the CEO
Critical governance role of the general counsel
The Audit Committee and the Board's oversight of risk management
Director's fiduciary duty of care, SEC and judicial expectations, risks and protections

Keynote Speakers
U.S. Treasury Secretary John Snow
(dinner, June 1)
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Citigroup CEO Chuck Prince
(luncheon, June 2)

John Biggs, former Chairman, TIAA-CREF
Stephen Cutler, Esq., Director, Division of Enforcement, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission
Thomas F. Flannery, Partner, Ernst & Young
Andrew D. Hendry, Esq., Senior Vice-President, General Counsel and Secretary, Colgate Palmolive
Hon. Jack B. Jacobs, Justice, Delaware Supreme Court
Martin Lipton, Esq., Senior Partner,
Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz
Michael A. Miles, former Chairman and CEO, Philip Morris
James D. Robinson, III , former CEO, American Express

The 2005 NYU Directors' Institute is generously supported this year by a grant by Ernst & Young.
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